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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Thurs.-Wed., June 7-13) -- catchup round

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After a brief sojourn in the Wisconsin homeland, your friendly content provider is back in D-FW mode with a week’s worth of ratings.

Wednesday’s overall prime-time pacesetter, Fox4’s 9 p.m. local newscast, drew 192,297 total viewers while Fox’s 7 to 9 p.m. Gordon Ramsay combo, Masterchef and 24 Hours to Hell and Back, tied for the top spot among advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds with 43,688 apiece.

On Tuesday night, NBC’s America’s Got Talent easily led all TV attractions in total viewers with 341,861 and also comfortably won among 18-to-49-year-olds (96,739).

Fox4’s 9 p.m. news took Monday’s No. 1 spot in total viewers (178,053) but lost the 18-to-49 crown to ABC’s The Bachelorette (53,050).

CBS’ 60 Minutes climbed to the top of Sunday night’s total viewers heap with 242,151 while ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud won with 18-to-49ers (71,774). CBS’ annual Tony Awards ceremony clocked in at 142,442 total viewers and just 34,327 in the 18-to-49 realm.

Justify won the Belmont Stakes and horse racing’s Triple Crown Saturday while also galloping past all other TV attractions with 327,617 total viewers during the 15-minute window in which the race was actually run on NBC.

Friday night’s concluding Game 4 of the NBA Finals on ABC, won in a sweep by the Golden State Warriors over the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaged 384,593 total viewers and 199,718 within the 18-to-49-year-old demographic. Last year’s Game 4, in which the Cavs averted a sweep, had 407,182 total viewers and 205,254 in the 18-to-49 measurement. These are steady year-to-year downturns for each of the four consecutive Game 4s between these two teams. The first one, in 2015, averaged 488,180 total viewers and 268,073 in the 18-to-49 age range.

In Thursday’s prime-time festivities, the Washington Capitals won their first ever Stanley Cup by defeating the first-year Las Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of their series. Shown on NBC, it drew 121,076 total viewers and 53,050 within the 18-to-49 motherlode. That was good enough to beat all prime-time programming among 18-to-49ers. But CBS’ rerun of The Big Bang Theory led in total viewers with 227,907.

Here are the local news derby results for the five weekdays.

Thursday -- CBS11 won at 10 p.m. in total viewers in a downsized three-way race; TEGNA8 had the most 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

Fox4 swept the 6 a.m. competitions and NBC5 scored twin wins at both 5 and 6 p.m.

Friday -- In another three-way 10 p.m. race, NBC5 won in total viewers and Fox4 was tops with 25-to-54-year-olds.

Fox4 as usual ran the table at 6 a.m.

CBS11 ran first with total viewers at 6 p.m. while NBC5 won with 25-to-54-year-olds. The Peacock and TEGNA8 tied for the most total viewers at 5 p.m., with NBC5 winning outright among 25-to-54-year-olds.

Monday -- All of the spoils went to Fox4 and NBC5.

Fox4 ran the table at both 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. while NBC5 did likewise at 6 p.m. The Peacock also had the most total viewers at 5 p.m. while tying Fox4 for the lead with 25-to-54-year-olds.

Tuesday -- TEGNA8 swept the 10 p.m. races and Fox4 continue to stretch its latest 6 a.m. unbeaten streak with another doubleheader win.

NBC5 drew the most total viewers at 5 and 6 p.m. while Fox4 won at both hours among 25-to-54-year-olds.

Wednesday -- Fox4 and NBC5 again smelled all the roses.

Fox4 had sweeps at 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., and NBC5 ran the table at both 5 and 6 p.m.

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